Definition of tragulid in English:

tragulid

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the family Tragulidae, comprising the chevrotains or mouse deer.

noun

  • A ruminant of the family Tragulidae.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. From scientific Latin Tragulus, genus name + -id, after Tragulidae, family name.

Pronunciation

tragulid

/ˈtraɡjʊlɪd/